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Accident: 202455895 - Employee'S Head Is Injured In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 202455895 -- Report ID: 0950642 -- Event Date: 08/31/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31337940608/31/20091721Stephen Marsh; Homeowner
On August 31, 2009, Employee #1, a painter's assistant, was ascending a 12 ft aluminum extension ladder that had been placed on top of a portable metal scaffold. He was going to scrap paint and apply primer. He fell and sustained head injuries and was hospitalized.
Keywords: head, extension ladder, ladder, struck against, fall, painter, scaffold
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 2 30
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 313379406 Hospitalized injury Other Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Exterior painting
FatCause: Fall from/with ladder

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